The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 217 222 243
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 25 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.11% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £38.25 £35.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -25.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.10 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -8.97%
Device Driver
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2056 1745 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.48% 19.72% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 921 896
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 114 173
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.68 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.82% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.55 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +8 19 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £320 - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 30 (73.17%) Software Engineering
2 26 (63.41%) C
3 17 (41.46%) C++
3 17 (41.46%) Linux
4 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
5 11 (26.83%) Embedded C
6 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
7 9 (21.95%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (21.95%) Windows
8 8 (19.51%) Validation
8 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 7 (17.07%) SCCM
9 7 (17.07%) Android
9 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (17.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (17.07%) SSL
9 7 (17.07%) HP
9 7 (17.07%) Intel
9 7 (17.07%) SNMP
9 7 (17.07%) Firmware
10 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
10 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
11 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
11 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
11 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Embedded C++
11 4 (9.76%) VBScript
11 4 (9.76%) Java
11 4 (9.76%) Python

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.07%) SSL
2 7 (17.07%) SNMP
3 3 (7.32%) LTE
4 2 (4.88%) HSPA
4 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 2 (4.88%) WCDMA
4 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) 3G
5 1 (2.44%) UTRAN
5 1 (2.44%) DVB
5 1 (2.44%) 2G
5 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) FCoE
5 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.32%) Mercurial
1 3 (7.32%) Automake
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 3 (7.32%) Automotive
1 3 (7.32%) Military
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Build Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) OpenCL
1 2 (4.88%) DirectCompute
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Firmware
1 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) CUDA
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Handset
3 2 (4.88%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.88%) VHDL
3 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.44%) MPEG
4 1 (2.44%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Android
4 3 (7.32%) VxWorks
4 3 (7.32%) Debian
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) Validation
3 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.88%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.44%) OOP
7 1 (2.44%) OO
7 1 (2.44%) OOD
7 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) C
2 17 (41.46%) C++
3 11 (26.83%) Embedded C
4 4 (9.76%) Embedded C++
4 4 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) VBScript
4 4 (9.76%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) Degree
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) HP
1 7 (17.07%) Intel
2 3 (7.32%) QNX
2 3 (7.32%) Green Hills
3 2 (4.88%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Veritas
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